MW2 & Warzone 2 Season 3 release date, new content

MW2 & Warzone 2 Season 3 release date, new content
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Written by 

Harry Boulton


12th Apr 2023 11:49

You'll want to know the MW2 and Warzone 2 Season 3 release date, as it's fast approaching, and the second season is quickly nearing its end.

So far, the Modern Warfare 2 seasonal approach has seen big changes made to the game, with new maps and modes in multiplayer, a new Warzone map, and tonnes of new missions in the DMZ mode. Thankfully Season 3 has continued this trend, bringing forward a bunch of exciting new content.

So, take a look at our MW2 and Warzone 2 Season 3 release date guide, along with a rundown of all the new content arriving with the update.

MW2 Warzone 2 Season 3 release date 

The MW2 and Warzone 2 Season 3 release date is set for April 12, which was confirmed with a teaser video released on the official Call of Duty Twitter. 

We previously predicted it would launch on the same date, as the battle pass for Season 2 is set to end on April 11, and April 12 is a Wednesday, which is a common update day for the series. 

MW2 Warzone 2 Season 3 new content

Infographic detailing all of the new content coming to MW2 and Warzone 2 in Season 3
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Season 3 in MW2Warzone 2 is easily one of the biggest they've done so far, with a plethora of new additions to all three major game modes.

Here is all of the new content for Warzone 2.0 that dropped with Season 3:

  • Plunder (in season)
  • Warzone ranked (in season)
  • Al Mazrah Resurgence
  • Redeploy Drones
  • Tempered Plate Carrier
  • UAV Towers
  • New Gulag map
  • Deployable Buy Station (in season)
  • Perk Packages

Here is a list of everything dropping for MW2 DMZ:

  • New missions
  • Workbench
  • Active duty slots
  • Barters
  • New backpacks

If you play multiplayer though, here are all of the new additions in Season 3:

  • New maps:
    • Pelayo's Lighthouse (6v6)
    • Black Gold (6v6)
    • Sattiq Cave Complex (Battle map)
    • Rohan Oilfields (Battle map)
    • Alboran Hatchery (in season)
  • New Gunfight maps:
    • Blacksite
    • Exhibit
    • Shipment
    • Alley
  • Cranked
  • Raid Episode 03 (in season)
  • New Co-op mission:
    • Defender: Hafid Port (in season)
  • Ground War Infected (in season)

Alongside these mode-specific additions, we are also getting a bunch of new guns, operators, events, bundles, and more:

  • BlackCell Battle Pass
  • Task Force 141 Operator skins (Battle Pass)
  • New weapons:
    • FJX Imperium (Battle Pass)
    • Cronen Squall (Battle Pass)
    • New pistol (in season)
  • New Operators:
    • Alejandro (Battle Pass)
    • Valeria (Battle Pass)
  • New Events:
    • Trophy Hunt
    • Camo challenge event (in season)
  • New store bundles:
    • Dark Rituals II
    • Thunder Front
    • Classic Ghost Pack
    • Hopping Mad
  • World Series of Warzone

As you can see, this new season is absolutely jam packed with things to enjoy and look out for, so you better jump in and start working towards it all.

So, that wraps up everything you need to know about the MW2 & Warzone 2 Season 3 release date and new content, keeping you up to date with the big refresh.

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